How to Fix Chipped Teeth

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Do you have chipped teeth or smile flaws that you’re embarrassed about? You can resolve your dental problems in Wellesley, MA by visiting Tocci Dental Associates. A chipped tooth or simple smile flaw can ruin an otherwise good smile. It’s important to fix these issues before the problem persists.

Dr. Tocci is skilled in all aspects of restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry and has rebuilt a number of smiles in his more than 30-year career. He understands how a smile problem can make your smile look unattractive and even make your smile appear unhealthy. Today we want to offer some ways we can correct smile flaws like cracks. There are three good ways to correct smile flaws like cracks and chips: Bonding, veneers, and crowns.

Cover up chipped teeth with bonding

Tooth bonding is one of the easiest ways to repair smile flaws like chips and cracks in the teeth. Some patients have teeth that easily chip or cracks, or sometimes or teeth are naturally a little uneven. We can use tooth bonding to quickly correct this problem. Tooth bonding material is made from composite resin material that can be matched perfectly to your teeth. The procedure is extremely cost-effective and fast. One major perk is that we often don’t need to prepare the tooth. We simply bond the material to the tooth and polish out the bond some it blends in with the natural tooth.

Strengthen Teeth With Durable Veneers

Veneers are another way to beautify your teeth. We often recommend that patients use veneers in pairs. Dr. Tocci has been placing veneers for decades, and they are versatile.In addition to correcting chipped teeth, we can use veneers to cover heavy stains, cracks, or to even address crooked teeth. The process of placing veneers is quite simple. We’ll first prepare the tooth and then take an impression of the teeth. Next, we’ll design the your long-term veneers while you wear temporary veneers. Veneers are extremely lifelike and can make your smile pop.

An important thing to know about veneers is that the process is not reversible. Once we remove a portion of the enamel — granted it’s a small portion of the enamel. So, you’ll need a restoration on your teeth forever.

Protect Teeth With Dental Crowns

Often cracks in the teeth are signs of a more serious problems, so we’ll need to restore more of the tooth. Sometimes a crack is too big to be restored with bonding or veneers. So, to keep the teeth functional and healthy, we often recommend placing a crown over the tooth. We’re using state-of-the-art technology to design and place crowns in one day. Most dental offices need a few visits to place a crown, but we can do it in one visit, saving you time!

If you have chipped teeth or smile flaws, there are a number of ways to restore your teeth. Let us show you the path to a better smile. Give us a call today 781-304-8172 to schedule your visit.